Fireman Guy Montag is a fireman whose job it is to start fires. And he loves to rush to a fire and watch books burn, along with the houses in which they were hidden. Then he meets a seventeen-year old girl who tells him of a past when people were not afraid, and a professor who tells him of a future where people can think. And Guy Montag knows what he has to do ..
"Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns--"
"A Del Rey book."
Includes an afterword, coda, and interview with Ray Bradbury by Linda Del Rey